What are you hoping for? Here are some first steps for cultivating that hope.
Visualize it - see yourself as having realized it.
Verbalize it - present tense verbalization of the object of your hope: I am...;I have....
Post it - literally. Put it on post its and stick them on your bathroon mirror or other places where you will be often reminded.
Prepare for it - arrange your life as if the object of your hope was already manifested.